The American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark will feature the exhibit the Centennial Commemoration of the 1913 Paterson Silk Strike, January 11th - December 28th, 2013. The exhibit includes photographs, artifacts and original artwork depicting the people, places and events related to this historic strike.
An opening reception t00k place at the Museum on Friday, January 11th, 2013 at 7PM with Dr. Steve Golin, author of the book, The Fragile Bridge: Paterson Silk Strike of 1913 providing a presentation of the significance of the centennial. A portable centennial exhibit, available for loan to schools, libraries, labor unions, civic groups and other organizations, was unveiled and will be on view at the Haledon Borough Hall through March 2013. The Solidarity Singers of the NJ Industrial Union Council performed songs sung by the strikers.
School groups, senior associations, and other organizations are welcome to tour the exhibit with a guide by appointment and by calling the museum at (973) 595-7953 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
For information abut other Centennial commemorations taking place in our area, visit www.patersonsilkstrike.org.
The Centennial Commemoration of the 1913 Paterson Silk Strike exhibit and opening reception are made possible by a grant from the New Jersey Council for the Humanities, a state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations in this exhibit and program do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities or the New Jersey Council for the Humanities.